Top 5 Outlet Malls Around The Bay AreaOutlet center shopping provides an alternative to consignment for those who want to best department store and boutique retail prices. You'll find some of the Bay Area's favorite fashion labels with their own brand stores, as well as the discounted versions of big names like Saks, Barneys, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus.
Best Shops For Women's Fall Shoes In The East BayHarkening back to the days of back-to-school shopping, the onset of fall is the perfect time to refresh and revamp a stale wardrobe. What better way to do so than to start from the ground up?
Best Places For Guitar Lessons In The Bay AreaSlash, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix: all great and passionate guitar players. Like any great musician, they had to learn and hone their craft and their style, and always the best way to do this is with a teacher. Get your start with a teacher in the Bay Area.
Best Music Shops In The Bay AreaThe San Francisco Bay Area, with an entire musical genre born and breed in the 60's, has produced modern acts such as Metallica and Green Day, with some of the best musicians residing including guitar virtuosos Joe Satriani and Carlos Santana, so it is with little surprise some of the best music stores in California, if not the nation, live in the Bay Area.
Top 5 Bay Area Gift Shops For Your 'Techie'Time wasting gadgets and productivity killing toys are what tech lovers live for. Creative, imaginative, and most of all fun, are what is looked for in the best type of gifts for the geeky-side in all of us, young and old.
Top 5 Bridal Shops In The Bay AreaEvery bride dreams of finding the perfect wedding dress, and the Bay Area is home to a variety of shops catering to everyone from the vintage-loving to the hip, modern bride. Here we have ferreted out 5 of the Bay’s best bridal shops.
Best Kids Clothing Stores In The Bay AreaIt is easy to find beautiful clothes for kids at high prices, but when reality sets in and cost is a concern don’t give up cuteness and quality for a lower price tag. Smart boutiques and consignment shops offer affordability for Bay Area moms.
Best Places To Buy Women's Athletic Wear In The East BayFor serious athletes, finding quality sportswear at local businesses can be a challenge. For those looking to avoid getting gear at the big box stores, here is a compilation of some of the best places to find women’s athletic wear in the Bay Area.
Best Used Bookstores In The Bay AreaBay Area residents are encouraged to visit a used bookstore in observance of Drop Everything and Read Day.
Satisfy That Sweet Tooth Craving at These Bay Area Candy ShopsSan Francisco has a sweet spot for candy. Find the best of the best at these shops.
Top 5 Finds of Pre-Owned Furniture in The Bay AreaEverybody loves a bargain. In addition to the best places for stylish used furniture in the South Bay, we've compiled suggestions for savvy shoppers in San Francisco, North Bay and East Bay.
Elegant & Stylish Spots For Bridesmaid Dress-Shopping In The Bay AreaIf you're having more than one bridesmaid, you'll be thinking about the best places for bridesmaid dresses for every budget in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Here are some great places to start looking.
Best Places To Get Piercings In The Bay AreaCheck out this list of the best San Francisco piercing studios, which have years of solid experience, strong reputations and strict compliance with the 2012 Safe Body Art Act.
Best Sporting Goods Stores In The Bay AreaThere are lots of choices for your preferred outdoor activities and even more choices for your favorite small business offering sporting goods, gear, equipment, clothing and accessories. These five are among the best for customer service and community ties.
Ask A Bay Area Expert: Shopping For Home Decor On A BudgetA Bay Area design expert shares thoughts on money-saving ways to decorate on a budget.